The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 104 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 1.28% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 3.54% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £188 £130 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -65.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £113 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £319 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £28.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -29.37%
VBScript
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
658 707 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.78% 36.09% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 431 408
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 8
Median hourly rate £33.47 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.39% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.70 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Modular Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Prism